Everyday Applications of Psychological Science explores several core areas of psychology, showing readers how to apply these principles to everyday situations in order to better their understanding of human behavior and improve their quality of life.
The authors of this book, who are award-winning educators of psychology, have culled and collated the best practical research-based advice that psychological science can offer in an easy-to-read and digestible format. Lively and peppered with anecdotes, this book explores topical areas normally found in introductory psychology books but do so in a way that makes psychological science practical, accessible, and relevant to our readers. In Everyday Applications of Psychological Science, the best science that psychology has to offer is translated into life hacks that are applicable to improving readers’ physical health, mental health, psychological wealth, relationships, and happiness.
Everyday Applications of Psychological Science is vital reading for those interested in learning more about the field of psychology more generally and how aspects of it can be applied to daily life. Our approach may be of particular interest to current and prospective undergraduate students of psychology and those interested in learning more about mental health issues.
Section 1. My Physical Health Section 2: My Mental Health Section 3: My Wealth Section 4: My Relationships Section 5: In Closing – My Happiness